Providing and maintaining continuous access to health products for the most difficult-to-reach populations necessitates the development of agile supply chains that rely on a multiplicity of partners and strategies to improve service delivery.
One month after new Ebola cases re-emerged in Liberia, Dr. Rose Macauley reflects on the next steps needed to continue rebuilding the country’s health system.
JSI’s Jen McCutcheon shares the trajectory of her career from physical therapist to public health practitioner and describes her work helping to build the capacity of in-country NGOs to achieve financial, technical, and environmental sustainability.
A country ravaged by 14 years of civil war, Liberia has imminent needs spanning every sector. Both the international community and the Government of Liberia (GoL) have identified strengthening health systems as a key priority. The civil war reduced the available health workforce and impacted the country’s ability to provide essential health services. Although the … Continue reading “Strengthening Liberia’s health system one map at a time”
A robust routine health information system (HIS) that incorporates the private sector is pivotal to health sector performance and sustainability. The proportion of the health care market constituted by private sector institutions in developing countries is large and increasing.
The recent unprecedented investment in combating the HIV pandemic by United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have led to the debate on whether HIV programs have strengthened or undermined national health systems in developing countries. The debate was continued by health system strengthening (HSS) … Continue reading “Health systems strengthening: The dichotomy between HIV and non-HIV services”